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The Only Technique You Need to Know for Grilled Fish

We’re about to let you in on the secret to perfectly grilled fish that doesn’t fall apart: It’s called escabèche, and it’s pretty genius. Instead of marinating the fish before it goes on the grill, you’ll grill it first, then take it off the heat and give it a post-grill marinade bath to deliver flavor without compromising texture. Here’s how to do it:

Use the Best-Possible Fish
This recipe has so few ingredients that it’s critical to use the best-possible fish you can find. We used red snapper fillets, but if the black bass or porgy at your fishmonger look even better, go for it. Any skin-on white fish will work beautifully here as long as it’s super fresh.

Don’t Rush It
After you rub the fillets with olive oil, salt, and pepper, place them skin-side down over a medium-hot (and clean!) grill. After about five minutes, the fillets should be opaque around the edges with crispy skin that should slide right off the grates. If they don’t come off easily, leave them skin-side down for another minute or two.

Mix Up Your Marinade
The basic formula for any escabèche marinade is oil + acid + aromatics. It’s so simple and lends itself to countless variations. Experiment with different vinegars and citrus juices and aromatics like garlic, fennel, chiles, and capers

Incredibly Delicious and Healthy Green Smoothie Recipes

This is summertime and this is the time to make yourself ready for all fresh fruits. Fresh fruits and greens is an effective way to get start your day with all vital nutrition and metabolism. It is a best way to lose weight and stay fit & healthy. But with a busy working schedule or lifestyle, it is not possible to manage work with nutritional needs.

For healthy lifestyle, it is very important to be a little bit conscious about your health and needs to eat healthy food every day and needs to avoid fast food as much as. Because usually having unhealthy food is the main reason behind overweight and diseases.

So to stay healthy and fit, avoid junk food and make smoothies part of your everyday diet.

Here I am sharing with you some incredibly delicious and healthy green smoothie recipes. These smoothie recipes are full of nutrition’s and very easy to prepare. Add these recipes into your breakfast and you will get the benefits of fruits every day without affecting your work.

Healthy smoothie recipes:

High Protein Strawberry Flax Seed Smoothie

350 g of strawberries, 8 ice cubes, 2 teaspoons of flax seeds, sugar to taste Instructions 1

combine all of the ingredients, Blend until smooth

Gooseberry Smoothie Recipe

1 cup gooseberries,½ frozen banana, lemon juice to taste, 1 – 1½ cups rice or soy milk

2-5g fresh ginger, to taste

Cherry Berry Ginger Smoothie Recipe

1 cup frozen cherries, 1 cup strawberries, 1 cup kale, 1 cup walnuts

1 teaspoon wheat germ, ½ teaspoon freshly grated ginger

Healthy Chia Berry Smoothie Recipe

1 cup frozen mixed berries, ½ cup unsweetened pomegranate juice, ½ cup water

½ tablespoon chia seeds

Vegan Green Smoothie Recipe

1-2 frozen bananas, 8 spinanh leaves, ½ cup water, 1 cup of ice

1-2 dates, soaked

Spinach Mojito Smoothie Recipe

½ cup soy milk, 1 frozen banana, 1 cup baby spinach, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ small lime, juiced, ½ cup fresh spearmint Ice cubes

Pink Smoothie With Watermelon, Strawberries and Cherries

½ cup ice, ½ cup black cherries, pits removed, ½ cup chopped seedless watermelon

½ cup strawberries, trimmed, ¼ cup vanilla yogurt

Wood Apple Juice

1 wood apple, 3 tbsp of sugar, Cumin to taste

salt and pepper to taste, Chilli Flakes, A pinch of salt

Raspberry Sherbet Punch Recipe

1 liter Pineapple juice, 350 gram red Raspberries (thawed), 2 cups Raspberry sherbet

2 liter Ginger ale (chilled), 170 ml frozen pink Lemonade concentrate

Kahwa Kashmiri green saffron tea

4 tbsp Green Tea, 4 pinches of Kesar/Saffron, 2 green Cardamoms,crushed, 1 stick Cinnamon, 2 Cloves, 2 tbsp Honey/Sugar (whichever your health prefers ), 2-3 Almonds

Sangria Alcholic Drink Recipe

1/3 bottle Red wine (less sweet, less bubbly, more dry ), One Kiwi, Half a Mango, A hand full of Raspberry, A hand full of Strawberry, 1 ounce Gin(martin miller preferable), 2 ounce Peach liquor, 15 Orange wedges, 15 Lime wedges, A dash of Mint leaves, A lot Ice cubes

But before making these delicious drinks, you need to keep in mind some things and that is the quality of ingredients and fruits you are using to make your smoothie. Use organic ingredients always and avoid putting toxin in to your food.

Warm Up Your Winter with a Vivacious Vegetable Curry

Winter goes hand in hand with decadent comfort food – and there is nothing more comforting than a spicy vegetable curry! While all of you meat lovers out there might be wondering how a vegetarian curry could possibly fill the void in your stomach, don’t knock it until you try it! We are about to share one of the easiest and most nutritious curry recipes with you. It is a curry recipe that is sure to put a smile on your face and provide you with a warm, uplifting feeling in your tummy. So what are you waiting for? Get your curry powder ready and let’s get cooking!

Ingredients:

  • 18 small potatoes, sliced into quarters
  • 6 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 240 g tins of haricot or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 bag of spinach, rinsed
  • 2 tins of coconut milk
  • 2 tins of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 ml) of turmeric
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 ml) of ground cumin
  • 2 tsp. (10 ml) of chilli flakes or curry powder
  • Rice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

  • Start by placing a saucepan on a high heat. Place the potatoes in the saucepan and fill with water until they are covered. Bring to a boil before reducing the heat and allowing the potatoes to simmer gently for about 20 minutes. You will know that they are done when they are soft enough to pierce with a fork.
  • Once done, drain and place into a separate, large pot. Add the turmeric, cumin, chilli flakes/curry powder, tinned tomatoes, carrots, coconut, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil before turning down the heat and covering the pan with the lid. Let the mixture simmer for an hour.
  • Cook your rice at the same time as the vegetables.
  • Once your vegetable mix has been cooking for 45 minutes, stir in the beans and the spinach. Leave to cook for the remaining 15 minutes before removing from the stove and serving over the rice.

This is one of those easy vegetarian recipes that are sure to become a staple in your home throughout the colder months. Luckily, it does not require a lot of practice in order to get right. As long as you are using the recommended spices, this will be a curry dish that nobody will be quick to forget. The best part is that the recipe serves six, so if you only have a small family, you will have some to spare for tomorrow’s lunch, or to freeze for the next time someone gets a craving for a spicy meal.

Yakisoba Recipe

Yakisoba is Japanese stir fried noodles. It is served with Yakisoba sauce, similar to Tonkatsu or Okonomiyaki sauce.  Yakisoba is usually fried with sliced pork and vegetables like cabbage and bean sprouts.  It is a very popular casual food (or snack) everyone likes in Japan.  You can find Yakisoba at many places like Okonomiyaki restaurants, festivals, supermarket delis, and of course, home.

Yakisoba is a great light or quick meal.  Kids stop at a little shop for Yakisoba after school,  and people stop for it at a food court in a mall during shopping.  One of the best Yakisoba can be found at summer night festivals. Street vendors cook Yakisoba on a big grill.  I don’t know what they do to it, but they make superb Yakisoba.  If you are making your own Yakisoba, you can put your favorite meat and vegetables; chicken, beef, or even squid.  The must-have toppings are Aonori andBenishoga.  The fragrance of Aonori and spicy Benishoga accentuate the flavor of Yakisoba so well.  Even when your Yakisoba is mediocre, they can upgrade the dish for you.

We use Chuka Men, Chinese style noodles, in Yakisoba, but the dish is not Chinese at all.  It is actually very Japanese, and nothing like Chow Mein other than they are both noodle dishes. Yakisoba sauce is very similar to Okonomiyaki sauce (you can even substitute Okonomiyaki sauce for Yakisoba sauce), though it is a little bit more like Worcester sauce and thinner.  We made the Yakisoba sauce using Tonkatsu sauce and Worcester sauce which are in our pantry.  You can of course purchase Yakisoba sauce if available, but this may be a good alternative.

Chuka Men for Yakisoba is usually sold as packages of fresh noodles in the refrigerated section at Japanese or some Asian markets.  Each package of noodles (square) is for one serving, and sometimes comes with Yakisoba seasoning powder.  The seasoning powder is a convenient thing and doesn’t taste bad, I admit, so you may opt to use that as your Yakisoba sauce.  For people who do not have access to any Asian markets at all,  dried spaghetti can be used instead of Chuka Men.  Similar to what we did in Ramen, boil dried spaghetti in boiling water (2L) with baking soda (2Tbsp), and cook according to the package.   You may not want to use fresh pasta because it may be too soft to stir fry after boiling.  We know it is not exactly the same as Chuka Men, but it can be a pretty good substitution for those who cannot get Chuka Men.Get all the ingredients ready, fry them together, and enjoy your own Yakisoba!

(We recommend using a non-stick pan to make Yakisoba to avoid noodles getting stuck on the pan.)

Yakisoba Recipe

Yield: 2

Ingredients

    • 1/3 lb (150g) pork, thinly sliced
    • 1 small onion
    • 2 C cabbage, cut into about 2″ squares
    • 2 C bean sprouts
    • 1/2 small carrot
    • 1/4 green bell pepper
    • 1 Tbsp oil
    • Aonori
    • Benishoga
    • 2 packages Chuka Men (Chinese style noodles)
    • salt and pepper
Yakisoba Sauce
  • 3 Tbsp Tonkatsu sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Worcester sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp Mirin

Instructions

  1. Cut sliced pork into bite size pieces. Prepare the vegetables: slice onion, carrot, and bell pepper thinly; cut cabbage into 2″squares; wash and strain bean sprouts. Mix all the ingredients for Yakisoba Sauce.
  2. In a large frying pan, add oil and heat at medium high heat. Cook meat first until browned. Add onion, carrot, and bell pepper and cook about 1-2 minutes. Then add cabbage and bean sprouts, and cook until vegetables are wilted. Once water seeps out from vegetables, add Chuka Men, stir under the vegetables, lower heat and cover, and cook about 2 minutes until noodles soften.
  3. When noodles get loose and soft, keep stirring to mix with vegetables, then add sauce and coat the whole thing for a couple of minutes. (Season with salt and pepper to taste.)
  4. Place Yakisoba on the plate; sprinkle with Aonori and put Benishoga on top.

How to Make Perfect Banga Rice

As far as Nigerian cuisine goes, you’ve probably heard the word ‘Banga’ being thrown around. Banga soup is hugely popular in Nigeria and throughout its neighbouring countries. So what is Banga? Banga is actually a tasty juice made from the Palm Nut, which is then used to make various dishes. We’re going to focus on Banga rice, because it is a fantastic way of making various delicacies such as stews and seafood-paella type dishes, and is a scrumptious addition to basically any dish that requires rice. Traditionally, Banga rice is actually a seafood dish, filled with those fresh ocean delights that make for a hearty, unforgettable meal. If you want to learn how to make the perfect Banga rice – follow the steps below.

Step 1:

If you’re using fresh palm kernels, wash and then boil the palm nut until it is extremely soft. This will take between an hour and an hour and a half. Using a mortar and pestle, pound your boiled palm nut until the skin begins separating from the nut. Using a strainer or cheese cloth, squeeze the juice from the mixture.

Step 2:

Scoop all the pounded nut pieces and place them in a bowl, add water and massage the mixture firmly. Use the sieve to strain the juice and then finally rinse with hot water.

Note: If you are using canned palm nut sauce, simply pour it into a large pot or wok, add two cups of water and boil for about 20 minutes until the sauce has thickened.

Step 3:

Wash your rice in hot water and add in the palm nut sauce. Stir all until evenly mixed together and then cook for about 15 minutes until the rice is ready to your liking.

Step 4:

Once the rice is strained, you can season it to taste with a mix of salt, pepper and various other mixed spices. If you have Banga spice, now is the time to add a good few teaspoons and then stir all the seasonings through thoroughly.

Step 5:

In a separate pot, cook or fry some seafood of your choice. Shrimps, dried fish and other seafood pieces will work well. You can fry up your seafood and some fresh chillies in a dash of coconut oil for added flavour.

Step 6:

Throw your Banga rice back into the pot, mix together with all your cooked seafood and then serve immediately.

There you have it, a delicious, almost fool-proof recipe for some scrumptious Banga rice! Seafood lovers and lovers of Nigerian-cuisine alike will be impressed by this dish. Not only this, but as far as fish recipes go, this is a fish stew to die for!

Recipes For Chinese Food Fried Rice

Learn Some of the Best Chinese Food Recipes Now

Over the last few decades, Chinese food has become a staple in the diet of many Americans. It is thought that more than a quarter of the world’s population eats Chinese food every single day! A Chinese restaurant or Chinese takeout place can be seen on most main streets in the United States. The great news is that you do not have to go to a restaurant anymore to feed your cravings. The goal of this website is to offer you the best recipes for Chinese food that you can enjoy anytime from your own home absolutely free. We wish to share our favorite Chinese food recipes with you so that you can experience the benefits of these delicious delicacies whenever your heart desires.

All of the recipes on our website are easy to follow and include ingredients that can be cheaply purchased from any grocery store and stored safely at home. Chinese food goes far beyond the tremendous tastes and flavors that you have tried at your local restaurant though! We are going to offer Chinese food recipes from the following cultures: American, Canadian, Japanese, Korean, and of course Chinese! You are in for a great experience as each of these recipes will give you a whole new level of appreciation for the variety of different flavors that Chinese food offers. We will also offer some healthy Chinese food recipes that taste just as great.

Some of the common ingredients that you will be cooking with include white or brown rice, soy sauce, oil, Chinese red wine, garlic, mushrooms, onions, and bean sprouts. More personal ingredients include chicken, pork, egg, and corn. However, some of the recipes that we offer will sometimes require additional ingredients. We will make sure not to include any type of product that is too difficult to find. These ingredients will come together to build recipes for some of your favorite Chinese food dishes. A few of these dishes include chicken with broccoli, egg rolls, chow Mein, orange chicken, sweet and sour chicken, and our personal favorite, General Tso’s chicken.

Please keep a few things in mind when reading our recipes for Chinese food. Remember to use every single ingredient at the listed amount. We have gone through countless tests in order to find the right ratios to make the Chinese food reach its full flavor. While you are welcome to try to add your own style to each recipe, it is not recommended until you have mastered the art of the original recipe. As with cooking anything, preparation is crucial to the process going smoothly. We find that it works best to have all of the ingredients for the dish measured and chopped in an orderly fashion. These recipes often contain very small ingredients which can be overlooked if not properly prepared prior to cooking.

As mentioned before, we are going to offer Chinese food recipes from different cultures. This means that we will offer multiple unique recipes for orange chicken since they are all from different cultures! We love trying different variations of our favorite dishes and believe you will as well. We are going to have a featured recipe that is updated monthly. We will also break up the recipes by culture and offer a healthy Chinese food recipes section. We wish you the best of luck in finding the appropriate recipes for Chinese food for your taste buds!

Preparing fried rice is not an extremely difficult task. The whole process including preparation and cooking takes about twenty minutes to a half hour. Depending on your personal preferences, you may wish to add or subtract some of the ingredients listed which will affect the total time. This should give you a better understanding on how to make fried rice at home.

Ingredients

The first and most important necessary ingredient is rice of course! We recommend 3-4 cups of refrigerated long grain white rice.

The next ingredient is soy sauce. 1.5 to 2 teaspoons is a number that we find works well. Oyster sauce can also be used if that is your personal preference.

4 tablespoons of vegetable oil

1-2 onions based on personal preference

½ to 1 teaspoon pepper

½ to 1 teaspoon of salt

Optional ingredients include:

1-2 eggs

Shredded carrots

Peas

Supplies

Frying pan or wok

Large spoon

Bowl

Preparing the Ingredients

Make sure all of the ingredients are readily accessible. This includes making sure that the rice is precooked, chopping up the onions, beating the eggs and basically making sure that you will not have to search for anything in the middle of the cooking process. This will save you a lot of time in the kitchen. When everything is ready, it is time to begin the cooking process.

Cooking the Fried Rice

The first step is to put the wok or frying pan on the burner and turn the heat to medium high. Allow it to heat a little and add half of the vegetable oil amount that you will be using. When the bottom is coated reduce the heat to medium and add the eggs. Cook until finished and then remove them from the pan. Clean out the residue in the pan and add the rest of the vegetable oil. Add all of the rice. Using the large spoon, stir occasionally for a few minutes. The next step is to add in the oyster or soy sauce. After a minute or so, add in the rest of the ingredients. This includes the finished scrambled eggs. Stir a few more times and allow the ingredients to form a nice mixture. When hot, remove from burner, place in bowl, serve and enjoy!

We hope that you now know how to make fried rice at home.

Kabocha Gohan Recipe

Kabocha, the sweet Japanese squash, is a very versatile vegetable.  You can simmer it in seasoned dashi broth (Kabocha no Nimono), or use it for salads, Tempura, or sweets like cakes and pies.  It is great to know a variety of recipes, because using up a whole Kabocha can be challenging.

Kabocha Gohan is a very easy to make rice dish that you can make in no time.  You don’t even need dashi.  Just plain salt and a bit of sake will enhance the sweet Kabocha flavor, and adds aroma to otherwise plain white rice.

You can make this dish in a rice cooker if you have one.  Mix rice, water, and seasoning and put kabocha on top.  Turn on the rice cooker and that’s all you have to do.  If you are cooking rice in a pot, you may want to watch the steamed rice recipe video first.

Kabocha Gohan (kabocha squash rice) Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rice (using 240ml cup)
  • 3 cups water (720ml)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp Sake
  • 2 cups Kabocha (peel and cut into 1-1.5 inch cubes)

Instructions

  1. Put rice in a bowl. Wash and pour water out, then repeat 2 more times. Place rice and water in a heavy pot. Let it soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Immediately before cooking, add salt and sake and stir. Add Kabocha and bring it to a boil on high heat without lid. When it reaches the rapid boil, put the lid on and reduce heat to simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Let it stand for 10 minutes (don’t open the lid.) Fluff the rice with spatula (kabocha will be so soft that it will be mashed a little bit, but that’s OK.)

Mince Curry and Vetkoek Sishebo

Vetkoeks are a favourite South African comfort food. They are a rich part of our history as they were used as a quick and easy alternative to bread by the voortrekkers while they were on the move. These delicious, fried flour balls taste good when eaten with a sweet or savoury side. You can have your vetkoeks with tea and syrup for breakfast, or you can have them with a side of chips and sausages for lunch. However, a delicious mince curry is what goes best with the beloved fat cakes, making for a truly delicious filling. Whenever you search for South African recipes, the mince and vetkoek combo is popular. Want to try it out? Here is a recipe ideal for proudly South African families. [1]

 

For the curried mince, you’ll need:

2 tsp. (10 ml) of oil

1 large onion, coarsely chopped

2 cloves of garlic, crushed

2 cups (500 g) of mince, preferably lean beef or ostrich

½ tsp. (2,5 ml) of salt

3 Tbsp. (45 ml) of mild curry powder

5 tsp. (25 ml) of fruit chutney

1 ½ tsp. (7 ml) of vinegar

2 Tbsp. (30 ml) of tomato puree

½ tsp. (2,5 ml) of Worcestershire sauce

3/5 cup (150 ml) of water

1 large, cooked potato, peeled and cubed

Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing (optional)

Method:

  • Heat the oil in a large, shallow saucepan and fry the onion and garlic until soft.
  • Add the mince and allow to brown.
  • Add the salt and curry powder and cook until fragrant.
  • Add the chutney, vinegar, tomato puree, Worcestershire sauce, and water and stir well.
  • Cover partially and simmer for about 30 minutes or until the sauce has thickened. Stir occasionally.
  • Add the potato and peas, stir gently and simmer until heated through.

For the vetkoek, you’ll need:

4 cups (1 kg) of cake flour

2 tsp. (10 g) of instant yeast

2 tsp. (10 ml) salt

2 ½ cups (650 ml) of lukewarm water

4 cups (1 l) of oil for deep-frying

Method:

  • Sift the flour in a large mixing bowl and add the yeast and salt. Mix well.
  • Add just enough lukewarm water to make a soft dough and knead for about 15 to 20 minutes or until the dough is smooth and elastic and no longer sticks to your hands.
  • Coat the top of the dough with oil, cover with a tea towel and leave to rest in a warm place for about 10 minutes.
  • Break off pieces of dough. Shape into rounds and leave in a warm place to rise once more until double in volume.
  • Heat the oil until very hot and deep-fry the vetkoek until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towelling.
  • Make a slit in the vetkoek and fill with the hot curried mince mixture. Sprinkle the filling with extra coriander leaves, press the vetkoek gently to close and serve.

You’ll be able to feed 8 hungry tummies with this recipe. Enjoy!

Different Variety of South Indian Rice Recipes

South Indian rice recipes are one of the best staple food, and it is famous all over the world. They are easy to cook tingles the taste buds of food lovers in no time. It is one of the most loved food which is heavy on the stomach; it is best taken as one meal during the day, the common practice is to take it for lunch.

There are many varieties available, and it depends on the states of South India as well, the majority of rice users is in South India. The Andhra food would be spicy and tasty while Kerala’s authentic meals include the use of coconut oil and coconuts as they belong to the backwater area with umpteen coconut trees grown. Tamil Nadu staple food swirls around variety with a minimal amount of spice and oil used.

Vegetable Rice – the pack of nutrients

Pulav varieties and Biriyani varieties are cooked with a mix of good vegetables, which are very healthy and has a good count of nutrients. The pulav is steam cooked and thus it is totally healthy; the rice used to cook is of basmati type rice that is rich in good vitamins. There is also specific vegetable rice varieties like tomato rice, carrot rice, spinach rice, etc., which are tasty and aids in staying physically fit forever.

Feasting with rice varieties

Most festival celebrations, guest hospitality, hotel orders and fun are accompanied with an appetizing biriyani made with chicken or meat. The most common and famous is chicken biryani all over India and also in other countries. The meat is marinated with spices to taste better when cooked; it is one of the richest types of food witnessed so far. When tasted hot, it would give a heavenly and toothsome feel. It is easy to cook and would not exceed an hour for cooking the same, a simple raitha is more than enough to enjoy these biryani’s. It has many flavors and tastes the best; kids would love these rice varieties for their lunch.

How healthy are these south Indian varieties?

It is one of the most healthiest food as it is steamed directly with less oil used to cook the vegetables slightly, it gives instant energy and lets one stay healthy. It improves well-being with aid in bowel movements and also stabilized the blood sugar level regardless of age. Essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients are packed in rice and the meat or vegetables used to cook the food. When taken in portions, it leaves hunger at bay, aids weight loss as well. It is free from bad cholesterol and helps in maintaining blood pressure in patients. Even when someone is sick, rice is one of the best choice to stay hunger free and fight for immunity. It is one of the best sources of energy.

Keeps our heart hale and healthy

Rice also helps in cardiovascular care and is good for the heart as well. It is pocket-friendly and can be bought in any range; it is packed with proteins for heart and brain functionality. Cooking is made easy within an hour; it is ideal for any person regardless of age. In fact, rice is recommended for toddlers for energy consumption. For athletes and other sports personalities, intake of rice has resulted in greater energy deposits to perform well in their activities. It controls blood glucose and is fat-free, take rice once in a day and stay healthy forever.

Seafood Paella A Sumptuous Meal

Seafood paella is one of the most popular European rice dishes served during regular meals and special occasions. It has also conquered dining tables of other countries and cultures across the globe. Why not? The mixture of carbo-rich rice filled with meaty goodness of different seafood makes a perfect heavy delicious meal for family, friends, and guests to enjoy and feast on.

 

Actually, seafood paella is a variety of the original paella recipe, which originated in Spain. Paella, according to food historians, is a rice dish which is all the rage traditionally and popularly eaten on Sundays. The term paella was derived from the Latin word patella, which means frying pan. Obviously the dish is usually cooked in a big frying pan where food ingredients such as rice, vegetables, meat, and seafood are mixed together to come up with sumptuous meal. Paella should have the three main ingredients of rice, saffron, and olive oil. Complements such as chicken meat, olives, and shellfish are added since these are very abundant in Spain. The seafood paella recipe came about and flourished when meat was taken away from the recipe to appeal to strict vegetarians, who abhor eating livestock meat. Seafood paella also became more popular in the seafood industry and is considered the preferred diet of health-conscious individuals. Seafood contains a certain kind of fatty acid nutrient called the Omega3, which helps fight cancer and heart diseases. Seafood paella was also popular to countries or areas where seafood supply is abundant.

In case you wonder why paella is a preferred dish in huge get-togethers, it is because the dish is very easy and practical to serve and prepare. It is like having a banquet in one dish. With the carbo-rich and meaty ingredients, the dish is really a satisfyingly heavy meal.

One can look at a hundreds of seafood paella recipes in any cookbooks available in the bookstores. The Internet also offers a wide range of resources, which you can check or download free if you want a systematic guide on how to concoct the dish.

The seafood meat ingredients are stir-fried with an olive oil in a large but shallow flat frying pan first. The vegetables follow. Water is subsequently poured in until it boils. Rice is then added after the desired broth flavor is achieved. Some put salt to balance taste. Once the rice is cooked, the pan is removed from the heat and left to absorb the remaining water. It can be served immediately after being cooled for several minutes.